Essays about: "envisionment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word envisionment.

  1. 1. ANIMAL QUALIA AND NON-ANTHROPOCENTRIC NARRATION IN BARBARA GOWDY’S THE WHITE BONE : PROBLEMATIZING NONHUMAN EXPERIENTIALITY THROUGH ENVISIONMENTS IN THE EFL CLASSROOM

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Niklas Erlandsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Cognition; multimodality; cognitive ecocriticism; synaesthesia; cross-modality; sensorial aesthetics; phenomenology; immersion; animal subjectivity; animal sentience; animal alterity; extended mind theory; social mind; upper secondary school; high school; EFL context.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines nonhuman phenomenological experiences, communication, and sensory perception in Barbara Gowdy’s The White Bone. Drawing on literary and pedagogical theories by Roman Bartosch, Monika Fludernik, Marco Caracciolo, David Herman, and Judith Langer, the thesis argues that Gowdy’s novel employs narrative strategies and devices that involve nonhuman experientiality evoked from sensorial configurations, narration, and textual cognitive and embodied experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Isolate a honeybee from her sisters and she will soon die" : Discussing sensitive issues in the Swedish EFL classroom based on Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Marta Oinonen; [2019]
    Keywords : Envisionment; The Secret Life of Bees; EFL classroom; literature; reader-response theory; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay argues that literature enhances the discussions of sensitive issues in a Swedish EFL classroom. Building on reader-response theory and Judith A. Langer's envisionment building, the themes affinity, suicide and discrimination found in Sue Monk Kidd's novel The Secret Life of Bees could be discussed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mortal Minds and Cosmic Horrors : A Cognitive Analysis of Literary Cosmic Horror in H.P.Lovecraft's ”The Shadow Out of Time”

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Erik Berndtson; [2018]
    Keywords : Lovecraft; Cosmic Horror; Cognition; Envisionment; Subjective Experience; Uncertainty; Uncanniness;

    Abstract : This essay explores how the reader cognitively reacts to reading H. P. Lovecraft’s horror story “The Shadow Out of Time” (1936). I analyse the text to see how it invites readers to beaffected by it. READ MORE

  4. 4. ENVISIONING YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE : A STUDY ON TEACHING ENVISIONMENT IN THE ESL-CLASSROOM

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Karolina Heier; [2017]
    Keywords : Teaching; envisionment; literature; literacy; Young Adult Literature; YA; Judith A. Langer; Ruta Sepetys; English as a Second language;

    Abstract : This essay is based on Judith A. Langer’s many years of literacy research and her concepts of ‘the literate mind’ and ‘envisionment building’ in the classroom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Personal Growth through Literature : A Case Study of Using Letters From the Inside in Teaching for Swedish Lower Secondary School

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Personal growth; development; literature; understanding; envisionment; Tell me-approach; booktalk; self-confidence;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates ways in which literature, in this case the novel Letters From the Inside, can be used in teaching English and how it can support personal growth. The teaching is undertaken in the context of reader response, which basically means that readers use their previous knowledge to interact with texts. READ MORE